Kitchen Assistant

Reed Specialist Recruitment

Co. Down

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Kitchen Assistant

Are you passionate about Catering and looking for a new challenge?

Reed Recruitment, the leading agency in Northern Ireland for this sector, has an amazing opportunity for you. We have teamed up with a prestigious family-owned nursing home in Co Down to recruit a kitchen assistant for their site in Saintfield. You will be part of a creative and energetic team that delivers exceptional service. Don't miss this chance to advance your career in hospitality with Reed Recruitment and our partner company.

As a Kitchen Assistant, your responsibilities would include:

• Nutritious Meal Preparation: Collaborate with the cook to prepare nutritious and balanced meals for residents. Consider individual dietary needs, including those with dysphagia or allergies.
• Consultation and Collaboration: Work closely with residents and staff to develop healthy and balanced meal plans. Ensure that meals align with residents’ preferences and medical requirements.
• Hygiene and Cleanliness: Maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen. Regularly monitor kitchen stocks and order supplies as needed.
• Cultural Sensitivity: Be mindful of residents’ religious and cultural backgrounds, as these may impact their dietary requirements.
• Supportive Role: Assist in light cooking duties, lay tables, prepare trays, and serve meals. Participate in washing up and waste disposal.

Skills and Experience:

• Treat people with dignity.
• Possess good listening and observational skills.
• Basic numeracy skills.
• Awareness of the challenges faced by individuals needing care and support.

To be a Kitchen Assistant, you need:

• Good communication skills to interact with residents.
• Ability to work both in a team and independently.
• Desirable: Previous experience in a catering role and Food Hygiene Level 2 certification.

Work Hours: 8:00 am to 6:30pm (3 to 4 days per week)

Additional Benefits:

- Full paid induction.
- Free uniform provided.
- Company pension scheme.
- Free tea and coffee during break times.

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